[Novalug] Thing that "just work" under Linux (Ubuntu)
bdalzell at qis.net
Tue Jan 6 15:44:56 EST 2009
On Tue, 6 Jan 2009, Ed James wrote:
EJ >Amen to that. My HP LaserJet 1200 is old and slow, but all I did was
EJ >attach it, plug it in, and it automagically worked. It was a pain
EJ >getting the Epson FX-100 hooked up and working.
My HP 5MP laserjet "just worked" also.
Of course suddenly after the hardy upgrade to Ubuntu my scsi Epson
Perfection scanner suddenly "just worked" with Xsane. I had kept it
plugged into the computer because it worked with the Amiga/amithlon dual
boot. One of the things (other than amiga loyalty that kept me doing the
dual boot was that the scanner was not working under Linux. Then one day
EJ >Ed James
EJ >Quoting "Mackenzie Morgan" <macoafi at gmail.com>:
EJ >> But HP printers work amazingly well under Linux without installing
EJ >> anything extra, so buying HP makes perfect sense for people on this
EJ >> list.
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